Clueless on the Bayou

The Arcadiana flag flys proud in the heart of old Opelousas

In a world where anyone can know anything at any time, have we lost the art of getting lost?

Being lost is the prerequisite for searching. And without searching we would lose the joy that comes with finding. In our instant everything world, there is nothing we like more than being found.

So the importance of getting lost, should not be lost on us. In fact there is nothing to lose in getting lost and everything to gain. New experiences, yarns and many yet-to-be-met old friends.

The question is, how do you get lost, when you can so easily be found?’ The answer is beautiful in it’s simplicity. ‘To get completely lost, you have to be completely clueless.’ You have to let your path be determined by others, live with the consequences and vicariously share the adventure.

In 2019 Azinfische and friends set up an interactive cycle touring travelogue to let others participate and vicariously share in their cycle touring experiences. Called Clueless trails – where you choose the trail and we tell the tale.  This is a selection of posts from the first Clueless trails adventure through the bayou from Houston Texas to New Orleans Louisiana in the searing heat of late summer 2019.